Leadership Panel

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 1:30pm-2:30pm EDT

The 2018 Annual AIChE Student Conference will feature an Executive Panel that will give students the opportunity to learn about the experiences and obstacles of successful Chemical Engineers in a variety of career paths.


  • Michelle Bryner, Lead Engineer, Facilitation Process Manager, AIChE

Confirmed Panelists:

  • Ian Moore, Vice President, Silicones, WACKER Chemical Corporation
  • Sheena Reeves, Assistant Professor, Prairie View A&M University
  • Christine Seymour, Director, Global Regulatory Chemistry and Manufacturing Controls, Pfizer Inc.
  • Gregory Yeo, Chief Engineer, ExxonMobil Chemical Company


See photos on Flickr.

Ian Moore

Ian Moore has created and led global organizations that have developed and launched innovative, proprietary new products addressing unmet needs across multiple diverse industries including Coatings, Adhesives and Sealants, Consumer Products, Healthcare, Plastics, Automotive, Oil & Gas and Agriculture.
He is recognized as an inspiring leader who leverages his educational background, multi-functional experience (in Technology, Engineering, Operations and Marketing) and international leadership roles (including direct responsibility for business in Europe,...Read more

Christine Seymour, Ph.D.

Christine Seymour is serving on the AIChE Board of Directors. She has also been the Spring Meeting Programming Chair (2008), the Spring Meeting Programming Vice-Chair (2005), the Process Development Division Chair (2003-2005), and the Process Development Division Programming Chair (1999-2001). In addition to her role as an AIChE volunteer, Christine is an Associate Research Fellow in Global Chemistry and Manufacturing Controls (CMC) at Pfizer Inc. She leads the CMC regulatory strategy and implementation for a portfolio of projects across all phases of drug development and...Read more

Sheena Reeves

While her friends graduated and started families, Reeves made the tough decision to further her education — a decision she’s glad she made. As a 2016 nominee for teacher of the year in the Roy G. Perry College of Engineering at Prairie View A&M Univ., it would seem her students are happy, too. Reeves is an assistant professor in Prairie View’s Chemical Engineering Dept., where she enjoys working with a diverse student body.

A self-described naturally compassionate person, she wants to see all of her students succeed, but understands that it isn’t always...Read more

Gregory E. Yeo

Greg Yeo is Chief Engineer at ExxonMobil Chemical Company, located in Baytown Texas.  He is a graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a BS & MS in Chemical Engineering, joining Exxon Chemical in 1979.

Greg’s early career included a wide range of technology, technical and manufacturing roles in the olefins business.  Since then, he has led development teams for ExxonMobil Chemical’s major ventures in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Greg is a...Read more

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